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A Conversation with Pam & Tommy's Assistant Art Director

April 26, 2022 by | Alumni

The new hit show Pam & Tommy starring Lily James and Sebastian Stan has swept the internet by storm. The drama miniseries tells the story of Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’s honeymoon sex tape being stolen and leaked to the public. The story, coming from mid-90s Hollywood – full of nightclubs, Malibu mansions, beaches, and

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Behind the Scenes on Pretty Boy

April 19, 2022 by | Beyond Dodge

This January, a group of Dodge student filmmakers transformed a 90-acre ranch into a world of witches, magic, and more in the making of the independent feature film Pretty Boy. Led by co-writers and directors Skylar Schanen, a junior screenwriting major, and Camryn Tynan, a junior television writing and production major, a crew of 25

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Practical Advice for Writing Coverage and Succeeding at Your Internship

April 4, 2022 by | Events

On March 5th and 6th, Alexandra Bowen, who works at The Kennedy/Marshall Company, taught a Career Center workshop on the basics of development internships and everything you need to know to write stand-out coverage. Alexandra is a member of the Producers Guild Association, and her credits include Finding Oscar (executive produced by Steven Spielberg), Laurel

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Life as an Editor on Ted Lasso

March 15, 2022 by | Alumni

Since graduating from Dodge College’s Film Production program in 2007, Melissa McCoy has gone on to work on TV shows like CSI, Grace and Frankie, Life Sentence, and most recently, as an Editor on Ted Lasso. Editors are responsible for putting together the final image that viewers see on screen. However, comedy show Editors, like

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How Xpedition Brought the World of Tablescaping to Competition Shows

February 4, 2022 by | Alumni

It’s not everyday you get to say your company created a competition show staring Martha Stewart on Discovery+. Xpedition, a production company ran by three Chapman Alumni (Hunter Johnson, Derek Helwig, and Yael Egnal) created Table Wars: a show where designers compete against each other to create the best show-stopping party environments through the artform

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How 27 Chapman Alums Collaborated to Make a 'Weird and Wild' Feature Film

February 4, 2022 by | Alumni

Between 2017 and 2020, Skye Braband (’18), Sarah De Leon (’18), and Marty Lang (’16), along with 24 other Dodge alumni, had the opportunity to collaborate on the feature film Chompy and The Girls, a horror/comedy that draws attention to deeper issues surrounding mental health. The film is centered around a young woman who meets

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Introducing Dodge's New In-House Film Festival Specialist

January 24, 2022 by | Faculty Spotlight

Having been a Senior Programmer at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival for 15 years, Mickey Duzdevich knows everything there is to know about film festivals. As Dodge College’s new in-house Film Festival Specialist, he is excited to share his expert knowledge and help students navigate the ins and outs of the festival process. We

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Introducing Project: Pilots

January 21, 2022 by | TV Writing / Production

It’s always Pilot Season here at Chapman. Project: Pilots, a new club on campus this year is making sure of that. Created as a space to workshop student written Television pilots, the club has already drawn in a dedicated group of writers in only its first few months on campus. Emilie Evans, a junior Television

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